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us today the dea took an unusual step to fight back. no questions asked. >> he went to sleep and just never woke up. >> reporter: april is just one of many who've lost a child to prescription drugs. >> they need to be treated as loaded weapons. they are. >> reporter: the dea agrees. much like the popular gun buy back program they are sponsoring this one day prescription drug take back program at police precincts across the country. a relief for many like candace in oakland who has been trying for some time to safely dispose of this bag full of drugs. >> how do you get rid of them? household hazardous waste told me to grind them up and mix them with kitty litter in the trash. it doesn't seem like a great option. >> reporter: grinding up those unused drugs is one of the best options for keeping them out of the hands of teens. complicated? yes and that is precisely the reason why john martin says they are sponsoring today 'est event. >> trying to get those out of the medicine cabinets so they don't potentially get on to the street and are used. >> reporter: studies show most people who a
at this point. he is awake now. he is able to talk to us. >> reporter: castro moray is meeting with the martinez family, including michael's parents who flew up from panama to be with him. >> i cannot exactly say how he feels but it looks to me like he is a little confused. and a little scared. >> reporter: the family is considering what experimental stem cell treatments might be best for michael. if any. >> the spinal cord is a very delicate, extremely complicated organ, and so far, there has not been one case in which we have regenerated in humans. >> reporter: in fact, the doctor says implanting stem cells could put martinez at greater risk because doctors would have to bring down the immune system during treatment. >> we have been slow on this issue mainly because we know he has not been stable enough to undergo a trans plant or something like that and if he had a brain injury that needed close care, but i think definitely, chi foresee that he will bible -- i could foresee that he will be stable enough next week. >> the family wants to take the time to decide what is best. >> if he is going
where adult services used to be. criticism mouned when phillip markoff, a so-called craigslist killer used the site to lure his victims. >> craigslist was walmart of sex trafficking. hopefully what craigslist has done will serve as an example to the other less visited web sites. >> reporter: the decision by craigslist comes under public pressure. including that of 17 states attorneys general, demanding the end of adult service listings. >> we have asked craigslist to take action, eliminating prostitution ads and forl now, it has done -- fortunately now, it has done the right thing voluntarily by shutting down the adult services section. >> reporter: congress woman jackie spear has scheduled a congressional hearing for september 15 focusing on craigslist. >> there is no question that craigslist adult questions is aiding and abetting criminal activity. and there is 100 to 300,000 children in this country, many of them run-aways that are sexually trafficked right here. they're not imported. they're right here in our community. >> reporter: spear says craigslist earns more than $35 millio
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